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Meet Chris McClurg on Instagram: The Great British Menu finalist representing Northern Ireland!

The Great British Menu is onto its fourteenth series and this year the competition is tough!

Series 14 episode 24 saw the Northern Ireland’s competitors, Chris McClurg and Alex Greene, go head to head.

It’s safe to say their cheffing skills were impressive, but that wasn’t all that caught viewers’ attention – Chris and Alex’s good looks had viewers commenting on Twitter.

So, who is Chris McClurg? Here’s everything you need to know!

Where does Chris McClurg work?

Chris worked his way up for eight years and is now head chef at Paul Ainsworth’s number 6 in Padstow, Cornwall.

He is said to be known for his ‘off the wall dishes’, modern takes on classic dishes and his competitive spirit.

Chris is originally from County Down, Northern Ireland.

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How much does it cost to eat at Paul Ainsworth’s?

Paul Ainsworth at no. 6 has a whopping 4.8 stars on Google reviews.

It’s described as a “Georgian townhouse restaurant with a refined Modern British menu based on local ingredients”.

Prices of the à la carte menu starters kick off at £14, with mains starting from £35 and desserts at £11.

The most expensive meal on the à la carte menu is the fillet of beef at £46.

Is Chris McClurg on Instagram?

Yes. You can follow him @chrismcclurg.

Chris has a solid 2,755 followers on Insta. He’s also on Twitter with over 1,000 followers.

He often posts about his life, his family and, of course, his cooking.

Chris McClurg: Great British Menu

In series 14 episode 24 the two Northern Irish chefs went head to head.

They had to conjure up a music-themed menu for judges Matthew Fort, Oliver Peyton, Andi Oliver and guest judge Loyle Carner.

Chris received ten out of ten across the board for his dessert and will go on to represent Northern Ireland in the finals of Great British Menu 2019.

Screen Shot: Great British Menu Chris McClurg – BBC



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After studying for her BA in Journalism at Solent University, Helen went straight into writing for GRV Media as years of binge-watching the Real Housewives of Atlanta finally started to pay off. Helen has been with the company for over three years, writing about reality TV and specialising in USA and UK content. Outside of work you’ll find her rustling up Nigella’s latest recipes, or at the beach walking her dog.